Clark F. Christensen, of Waukesha, died Thursday, August 26, 2021 at East Troy Manor at the age of 88. He was born on August 7, 1933, in Appleton, WI, the son of Elmer and Dorothy (nee Dennee) Christensen. He was deeply involved with his deaf organizations policies and socials. He was past President of the International Catholic Deaf Association Chapter 7, founding member and past President of the Waukesha Deaf Organization and past President of the Southeastern WI Deaf Senior Citizens. He held many offices of the WI Association for the Deaf and served on a committee to establish deaf senior citizens apartments in Greenfield, WI.
He will be sadly missed by his children David (Diane) Christensen, Joseph (Susan) Christensen, Madonna Hoover-Christensen, Paul (Denise) Christensen and Ann (John) Siverling. Dear grandfather of Stephanie (Dylan) Johnson, Ashley (Cody) Drew, Ryan Christensen, Alison (Jacob) Diaz, Jason Christensen, Amanda Siverling, Emily Christensen and Christopher Siverling and great-grandfather of Caleb and Aubree Johnson and Braelyn Drew. He is further survived by his brother Alan (Sheila) Christensen, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 7 from 9:00 a.m. until the 11:00 a.m. funeral Mass at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 822 N. East Ave. Waukesha, WI 53186. A private family burial will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial’s in Clark’s name are appreciated to International Catholic Deaf Association Chapter 7, 1710 W. Bolivar Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53221, Southeastern WI Deaf Senior Citizens, Inc., P.O. Box 270664, West Allis, WI 53227 or East Troy Manor, 3271 North St., East Troy, WI 53120.
We would like to thank East Troy Manor for their wonderful care of our father.